GENOA – DeKalb County Community Gardens, the Genoa Township Park District and the city of Genoa are partnering to turn a vacant lot a block from downtown Genoa into a community vegetable garden.
SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Girl Scouts of the Double Tree Service Unit will participate in a Walk with Water event at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 19, at Sycamore Lake. Girl Scout Troop 654, which is hosted by St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Sycamore, is working with Tanzania Development Support to coordinate this event.
DeKALB – From noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 19, the Joseph F. Glidden Homestead and Historical Center’s Spring Open House-Open Barn will give visitors their one chance all year to see the inside of the historic barn where “The Winner” barbed wire was invented and first manufactured.
ou can check an app on your phone to see what the weather is going to be like tomorrow, but what about 10 or even 100 years from now? To predict climate changes, geologists are drilling into the heart of Antarctic ice and studying the effects of millions of years of weather.
DeKALB – More than 200 runners participated in the ninth annual Neighbors’ House 5K Run on April 20.
Kishwaukee Untied Way and the DeKalb County Ca$h Coalition will host a series of financial literacy events in DeKalb and Sycamore in the first $mart with Money Week, scheduled from Saturday, May 18 through Saturday, May 23.
DeKALB – The Northern Illinois University Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) conducted a commissioning ceremony for its graduating seniors on May 10.
The Illinois Department of Public Health recently reported 2,026 Illinois cases of pertussis, or whooping cough, in calendar year 2012, the most since 1950.
DeKALB – DeKalb County Youth Service Bureau is preparing for its 12th annual bike auction on Saturday, May 18.
Former Genoa resident Scott James is seeking crowdfunding to complete the second half of his graphic novel “The Case Files of Harlan Falk.”
DeKALB – John Waite doesn’t believe in theatrics – at least not on a musical stage.
Was your family a part of the Underground Railroad? Until recently, it was a mystery who might have been involved in the local movement to assist runaway slaves to freedom in the years leading up to the Civil War.
SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Chamber of Commerce and city officials are teaming up to bring visitors to downtown Sycamore on the second Tuesday of the month through September.
The National Association of Letter Carriers will conduct its 21st annual food drive on Saturday, May 11. Letter carriers will collect nonperishable food donations on May 11 as they deliver mail.
DeKALB – Glidden Homestead & Historical Center will host a volunteer orientation at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 11.